The Later Roman Empire 284-602, a Social Economic and Administrative Survey, by A. H. M. Jones (Oxford, 1964), in three volumes. This is volume 1 of 3, in 522 searchable pdf pages. Jones' classic work, which is considered one of the best narrative histories of late Rome and early Byzantium, begins with the reign of the Roman ruler Diocletian (285-305) and ends with that of the Byzantine emperor Maurice (582-602). Contents: 1. The Principate; 2. Diocletian; 3. Constantine; 4. The House of Constantine; 5. From Jovian to Theodosius I; 6. The House of Theodosius; 7. The Eastern Empire from Marcian to Anastasius; 8. The Fall of the Western Empire and the Barbarian Kingdoms; 9. Justin I and Justinian; 10. The Successors of Justinian; 11. Government; 12. Administration; 13. Finance; 14. Justice. Uploaded by Robert Bedrosian.